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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Simon scholarships awarded to local students

Region - Laurana Nyman, a senior at Burncoat High School, Worcester is this year’s recipient of the “Anne Simon Scholarship" award for $1,000.00. This scholarship, in memory of the long time Shrewsbury resident, has been awarded for nine years to students from Shrewsbury High School (SHS) and Burncoat High to help further their education in the field of "arts.”

Shrewsbury student receives collegiate journalism award

Shrewsbury- Spencer Buell, a senior at Framingham State University, is a recipient of a 2012 Mark of Excellence Award in Region 1 from The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). According to the SPJ, the awards "honor the best of collegiate journalism from a calendar year."

Westborough Education Foundation donates $25,000 to support schools

Westborough - The Westborough Education Foundation (WEF) recently presented a check for $25,000 to Superintendent Amber Bock to support Westborough schools.

Westborough student honored by Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce

Westborough – Westborough High School (WHS) senior Frank Chang was among the 22 local students recently honored at the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce 2014 Scholastic and "Champion of Education" awards breakfast held at the Doubletree Hotel.

Local student musicians to perform at festival concert

Five area high school musicians will perform in "The Anick 17th Young People's Performing Arts Festival Concert" Wednesday, May 21, at 7 p.m. in the Bigelow Auditorium of the Marlborough Public Library, 35 W. Main St. The concert, presented by The Friends of the Marlborough Public Library, is the fifth in the 2013-14 Yacyshyn Concert Series. The concert is free and open to the public.

Celebrating Grandparents Day with lots of family ties

Marlborough – Founded in1910, Immaculate Conception School (ICS) is steeped in history and traditions. One of its most popular events is Grandparents Day, which began in 1984. This year, 175 grandparents of students in preschool through fifth grade gathered May 3. Activities with the special guests in each classroom ranged from games to arts and crafts. Among this year's guests were Carol and Eugene Mauro, who visited their twin grandsons, fourth-graders Nathan and Thomas Crisafulli. Another grandson, Owen, is an ICS seventh-grader. Carol and Eugene now reside on Cape Cod and look forward to Grandparents Day, where they can also see other family members. Third-grade teacher Martha Mauro is their daughter-in-law; married to their son, Dan, an ICS alum. This was the 13th time Carol and Eugene visited for Grandparents Day as guests of seven grandchildren. Their nine children also attended ICS.

Oak Middle School presents “Murder in the House of Horrors”

Shrewsbury - Oak Middle School students will present the fall play, "Murder in the House of Horrors" Friday, Nov. 16, and Saturday, Nov. 17,...

Assabet Valley Tech Enjoyed Exhibit/Admissions Night

Region - Hundreds of local eighth-grade students and their families recently visited Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS) for the annual Exhibit/Admissions Night. As...

Marlborough Masons honor Coyne as teacher of the year

Marlborough-Paula Coyne, a special education teacher at the Whitcomb Middle School, was honored as Marlborough's Public School Teacher of the Year May 16, with...

Westborough students ‘walkout’ in show of solidarity for Parkland victims

By Kelly Burneson, Contributing Writer/Photographer Westborough - Westborough High School students participated this morning in the National School Walkout to honor the 17 students and staff...